CW/TW: suicidal ideation. The grotesque irony of realising that you do indeed need to be hospitalised for your own safety … More
The last time I walked this far I was a wine-drenched wreck, class A in my veins, suddenly off venlafaxine … More
On Re-Reading My Own Book
Yesterday, I re-read my debut poetry collection, History of Present Complaint, for the first time since its release in February … More
I am standing on the roof. I am smoking a cigarette. I should be at work but I am too … More
1. Thursday night in the city / 10pm-ish I think / I’m busy / doing nothing / watching / the … More
Friends in Low Places
Originally published at Nauseated Drive here.
I should’ve realised that we weren’t going to make it when we were wandering around that big, empty house out … More
CW: suicide, death, description of dead body I went past him on the bus. I could only see his feet, … More
from Breasts & Eggs by Mieko Kawakami
Natsuko’s responses to being asked ‘Why do grown-ups get drunk?’ by Midoriko, her teenaged niece: “I don’t know. Probably because … More
content warning: main theme of suicide, suicidal ideation, depression, death I am supposed to die today. Sunday 7th March 2021. … More
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